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Gladys Lockard


She was born in Middletown on February 19, 1918 and was the daughter of the late Charles and Ruth V. Attick Walmer.

She was a retired clerk at the Dauphin County Treasurer’s Office; a faithful member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church; a former member of Women’s Club of Middletown and the Interfaith Housing Board; and was a volunteer of Frey Village Auxiliary and the Thrift Store, both of Middletown.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jacob E. Lockard.

She is survived by her sons Barry L. Lockard of Wakefield, N.H., Jack E., husband of Karen Lockard of Mechanicsburg, and John E. Lockard of Middletown; three grandchildren Michael J. (Karen) Lockard, Jack E. (Adrianne) Lockard, and Jason R. Lockard; and five great-grandchildren Jessica C. and Ashley E. Lockard; Justin A. Hoffman, Jacob Lockard and Taylor.

A Memorial Tribute to her life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at her church, N. Union and Spring Sts., Middletown, with the Rev. Dr. J. Richard Eckert officiating.

Inurnment will be in Middletown Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services, in the narthex of the church.

Arrangements by Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown.

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